Jill Culton Directs Transylvania

Jill Culton (“Open Season”) will direct Sony Pictures Animation’s “Hotel Transylvania” reports the trades.

The story centers on Simon Van Helsing, the youngest in a long line of monster hunters. The last thing Van Helsing wants to do is fall in love with Dracula’s Daughter, Mavis.

Upon discovering that they are natural enemies, the doomed couple attempts to bring peace between monsters and humans. In the end, each family will have some new blood.

Writers have not yet been set. The project will mark SPA’s next project after 2009’s “”Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs.”